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says he acted reasonable and consistently with the law. >> and in order for mr. mezerilee to be on the lawsuit in that shooting the court has to have determined his conduct shocked the conscience. my argument that that is not the case here. >> a ruling is not expected for at least two months. >> a special visitor in san francisco tonight to eat eet a little humble pie. abc 7 news is live tonight at the home of world series champion san francisco giants. hi, carolyn. nice to have the mayor in town. >> yes. both mayors have mustaches and being encouraged to shave if they're on the losing end of the deal. both declined to do that. detroit dave bing was a good sport today. he said he was trying to be honorable in defeat. detroit mayor and first lady, dave and eve yet bing arrived ready for him to take good on a losing bet. >> are you here under dures? >> absolutely. but it's history now. as a former athlete i respect what happened. i didn't like it from the detroit status point but giants played a wonderful series. >> and the mayor ed lee has bragging rights. what do you think
. and with on lawful business and written permission to be on a school campus if that person that does not have direct supervision of children. >> i think that we need more clarification on what changes need to be made at the state level. i think the community which is very strong at st. frances cabrini needs to really take participation and a better correspondents. to be able to make sure that he can do whatever he can to change penal code 290 to protect or children. >> they are also dealing with a lawsuit with this sex offender. that reverent a former priest that worked here from 1995-2006 was abusive. he is accused of having a 40 year history of sexual misconduct at fresno, san francisco and san jose. as i mentioned, that meeting is wrapping up. we are looking to get parents reaction. >> the man accused of getting a vallejo police chased and killing. he will be eligible for the death penalty is the convicted of officer james last november. they lead on a police chase after a bank robbery. he chased him into a backyard or police say smith shot and killed a veteran officer. >> a san jose man is tende
-sex marriage will be lawful. >> marriages would be able to begin once the 9th circuit issues a mandate. the 9th circuit is expected to issue that mandate quickly, possibly within a week. but uc hastings law professor rory little says he's hopeful the supreme court will review this case. >> it'd be great if they denied it and same-sex marriage went forward two weeks from now. but the national question, should the constitution permit the banning of same-sex marriage, there's a lot of disuniformity. the supreme court's job is to settle that! so i think the right result is to grant review in the prop 8-case and use it as a vehicle to settle the law more nationally. >> reporter: if that happens, briefs will be filed, and the case will be argued early next year with the decision likely by june of next year. >> reporter: in addition to deciding whether or not to review prop 8, the u.s. protestor will also decide whether or not to review the federal defense was marriage act. it's possible they could decide to review one or the other or both or neither. dan kerman, kron4. >>> in sports one of the nfl's
federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such at social security survivor benefits to same sex couples even if they're legally married. several lower courts have struck down the law as a violation of the constitution's equal protection clause but thomas peters of the national organization for marriage says there's no right to same sex marriage in the institution. >> the federal government and our elected officials through congress have a responsibility and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman. we hope the supreme court will follow the precedent and respect the wishes of the representatives of the officials in congress. >> they did not say which of the ten same sex marriage cases on its docket it plans to take up. that news could come as early osmond. but whichever cases it chooses legal experts say this supreme court term is likely to have a profound influence on the future of same sex marriage. chip reed, cbs news the supreme court. >> a federal judge is considering whether to block calif
, absolutely right now. >> reporter: plummer with more than 50 years' in law enforcement doesn't believe we stumbled into an ongoing investigation? >> if they were checking on this place it wouldn't be a uniform doing it, but clothes plain people. >> reporter: oakland mayor quan says she expected police chief jordan will investigate? >> if he has the information, he will investigate it and i have confidence if there is any misconduct, that he will do the right thing. >> reporter: so far chief jordan has not responded to our repeated requests to interview him, officer ko or anything with the deputy's command staff. >>> oakland police chief howard jordan issued a written response after we aired our story and said, "i take these allegations very seriously and the department opens investigations as soon as the circumstances were brought to my attention. because these are open investigations i am limited in what can be discussed." now to what the state called artous pay, a bureaucratic way for extra pay for taking extra risks, but taxpayers may think of it an un warranted way to take in extra
of the internet and social media and can be so insidious behind closed doors. the governor signed a bill into law and my office and the l.a. county sheriff have committed to keeping track and data of crimes that occur involving the internet or social media because we frankly don't have good data around that, particularly involved with crime so for the next couple of years we do will a lot of data collection and working with law enforcement and they're doing it and address this problem from evidence and outcome based area. thank you. >> thank you. >> no name other than more work for nance's staff. -- >> what we do in oakland -- i don't think bullying is more than a school issue. this is bully center thed. there is a way the violence perm mates across the board and i strongly believe that schools are the heart of health and community well being and the way we're going to transform this world is coming around our kids. we have a sacred obligation and kids to be safe and well connected and well known is all of us, all of us, all the time and even in the room today and the pretense and around the
as that sounds, based on a legal technicality and a strict application of the law, it's true. they really could. in the classic 80s flick back to the future, michael j. fox has the luxury of going back in time of 30 years to be exact. can california governor jerry brown be trying to same feat? using the state code as his delorean. >> the state is the only one that can go back in time like back to the future and reset things. >> reporter: what santa clara mayor talking about? as part of his plan to patch a then $25 billion budget deficit, brown proposed dissolving redevelopment agencies in 2011. now, remember this date. january 10th, 2011. that's when brown unveiled the legislation. ab 1 x 26. sounds futuristic, doesn't it? the state is starting in 2011 redevelople agencies, quote, shall be unauthorized and shall not take certain actions that include the ability to pledge or encumber for any purpose any of its assets or revenues. closed quote. now fast forward six months. the governor signs the bill into law, applying it retroactively to january 1. but here's what happens in between. cities thro
to a referendum popular vote in two weeks time. critics say that gives islamic sh sharia law and fails to protect some basic freedoms. for "cbs this morning"," holly williams, cairo. >>> now to the announcement that royal watchers waited 19 months to hear. prince william and katherine are expecting a baby. officials confirm the news on monday and also say kate will be spending the next several days in hospital. the prince went to see her this morning at london's king edward viii hospital named after his great great grandfather. mark edwards is there. >> reporter: good morning, norah. good morning charlie. the medical bulletin this morning, there is no medical but thein. bulletin. kate is in this hospital. she is, as you say, with prince william. she is suffering from a very acute form of morning sickness. said to be very uncomfortable to her. but at this stage not a threat to the pregnancy. prince william has come back here again this morning. this seems to be a pregnancy that the whole world is living through as well. prince william, who had taken his wife to the ho
is a resource available online to parents because of the law. >> people and offenders are any and everyone in the community. so sometimes you never know. >> someone at the school aloud the 51-year-old2ás= convicted child molester to volume lun near a fund raising he venlt. the bishop of the diocese says this will never happen again. the popular parish priest left. a former student used technology to confirm her suspicion. >> this young woman went on to her phone, and saw yes, he is a sex offender. she used technology to confirm. >> few parents wanted to stop to talk about the matter. one did. cindy has three children ages five, seven, nine. >> everybody is fwork together. we're a strong community going to be looking out for one another. so, so. yes. there is no concern for me. >> the sheriff says an investigation is underway to determine whether anyone knew that a registered sex owe fwrernd was working as a volunteer. >> still to come tonight at 6:00 a couple ends up on the wrong side of the gun. but they're quick thinking saved the day. >> a moving ceremony, a tribute. two fallen politi
looking at the civil rights laws for protection, but -- and it certainly is our job to vigorously enforce them -- but it is your job as superintendent to (inaudible) even where the federal civil rights laws don't protect you. so it's a case of taking what you are doing, what folks are doing across the country and putting those on places like stopbullying dwofl .org so we can scale those up around the country. >> recognizable face. >> (inaudible) and i'm also head of the san francisco commission on women and the lieutenant governor asked about data. actually we do have data on bullying in san francisco high schools, particularly bullying among lgbt girls. so for the first time this year we've incorporated data that kevin coggin and ilsa (inaudible) provided and their suicide rates are off the charts, lesbian girls in our district. it's actually from the cdy youth risk survey. i want to offer that as a resource to folks in this room and encourage you in this pursuit of data. >> thank you. >> my question centers around the point of view of a parent. four years ago my son shot himself at
.... plans to use unmanned drones. rising concern over plans to use drone aircraft for law enforcement in find out why privacy concerns may keep the idea from getting off the ground. raveesh kumra. operations. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plans than just search and rescue.. the group says the alameda county sheriff's office could also use the remote controlled aircraft and as, kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, the a-c- l-u claims, it has the documents to prove it.. you may not see it as it flys over your home or backyard snapping pictures of your every move. that's what the aclu alleges could happen, if the alameda county sheriff's office is allowed to use these unmanned drones. the aclu says it obtained these documents from the sheriff's office through a california public records act, and they show the sheriff's office will do hamadi grant was received in october half approving the grant request for intelligence gathering and terrorism prevention but that is not a search of rescue. more with these flying aircraft than what it has to
is unconstitutional and today she told law enforcement to use their own discretion. >> this will make clear to them that they have the right to release those undocumented immigrants if they believe that 's in the best interest of public safety in their community. >> secure communities instructs law enforcement to hold undocuments immigrants until ice can pick them up. critics say it clogs jails and nets too many people who are not dangerous criminals. >>> federal regulators have given the green light to disney's $4 billion deal to purchase bay area-based lucas film. there's still no word on formal closing dates and neither company has responded to requests for comment. lucas film founder george lucas is to receive about half of the purchase price in cash and half in newly-issued disney shares. he said he plans to donate much of it to charity. >>> wall street is reacting positively to news of a net fliks deal with disney. netflix stock jumped some 14% on word that the los gatos-based company has secured the rights to stream new disney movies shortly after they're out of theaters. that won't happen,
for resisting arest and interfering with government business. this law will not take affect until february to give opponents a chance to be heard in federal court. they say a ban on being naked in city streets, sidewalks and plaz yaz violates their civil rights. >> this is just going that way, it's a crush to my generation. >> it's been a issue in the castro and elsewhere. and after two years, i am trying to avoid dealing with it. i felt, i had to deal witness. i stand by this legislation. i'm happy to see it pass. and to move on to other thing autos seven people detained one woman put in a van, taken into custody for resisting arest. let me tell but a little oddity here at city hall with this vote. the first tinl around a couple weeksing ayork waits 6.5, today, 7-4 looked like scott weiner picked up support but the supervisor says no. i was just distracted and i accidentally voted in favor of the ban. she asked for the vote retaken it was, again, 6-5 in favor of banning public nudity. >> this led to an arrest of a san francisco blogger who sent a picture of supervisor scott weiner in a ba
in the controversial aircraft a local law enforcement agency wants to use and the concerns that are being raised. >> is it a bird, a plane, maybe a cricket? these sounds from outer space debuted in san francisco today. ?f< you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> some erie sounds from space float through the air in san francisco today, where physicists ever gathered for a conference. >>> that audio may sound like the chirping of birds or crick etc.s. they're radio waves from the earth's radiation belt. twin spacecraft from nasa have been probing the so-called hostile radiation belt force several months now collecting detailed measure manies of hi
and sros eight, action item. nine, action item, proposed amendment to the mdc by laws. -- elven, multimodal accessibility committee update. eleven, public comment. that was 12, 13, correspondent, 14 councilmember comments and announcements. 15 adjourn. >> thank you. moving on the public comment agenda item number three. i have one speakers card here. our friends across the day ms. denise jacobson, with the oakland mayor's commission. we welcome you. anyone else who wishes to speak after her? please step forward. >> thank you. i'm very happy to be here today. i am the vice-chair of oakland's mayor's -- (off mic) (off mic) (indiscernible) >> excuse me ms. jacobson? would you please try to start over, and talk closer to the mic. >> okay. i am vice-chair of the mayor's commission on persons with disabilities. for the past year. we've been looking to -- problems of (indiscernible). we decided that we are going to -- >> what were the problems again? >> the -- are in poor condition. >> bart elevators. are in poor condition. >> who is they? >> the bart elevators. >> wonderful. >> this
challenging the federal defense of marriage act. the federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same sex couples, even in states where it's legal for them to get married. >> those who are fighting to keep marriage between a man and a woman in california believes the high court will hear their case. >> this is something that fundamentally belongs to the people and their elected representatives to decide what marriage means and whether we're going to experiment with changing it. >> california has been in an on and off again relationship with gay marriage. it was allowed on valentine's day 2004, soon after that, those who believed marriage should be between a man and a woman filed an appeal, sending gay marriage rights all the way to the supreme court. >> even if they deny in the prop 8 case, that doesn't mean the next day you can do gay marriage in san francisco. what it means is the case has to be returned back to the ninth circuit. the ninth circuit has to return it back to the district court. >> reporter: tom and jeff say they're optimistic. >> for
law. we will see what the supreme court decides in less than 30 minutes. >> fiscal cliff tops standof the average middle-class family would have to pay about $2,000 a year more in taxes. house speaker john bain of lands the stalemate on the obama administration. he says they are not taking republicans seriously and plans to close loopholes and lit it deductions without raising taxes. >> i realize of the president may not agree but if there is another way to get revenue from upper income americans that doesn't ruin our economy why don't we consider it? >> we won them to tell the american why they won't do it. >> the democratic controlled senate has are the agreed to extend the bush tax cuts for incomes under $250,000 but let the other tax cut expire. it is predicted their rugby at least a short-term deal released before the end of the year. >> of when it comes to a president's second inauguration at the crowd tends to be smaller. that will be the case again this january. the cross the present obama as inauguration on january 21st will be close to 800,000. that is the estimate right now
time there is no law restricting succession to boys. if she gives birth to a third, that baby will be third in line to the thrown. >> what do you think is in the future? >> brothers and sisters. >> well, let's give them time for the first one. the couple considered the future of the royal family. now, their baby is expected to secure the future of the monarchy for decades to come. >> oh, they're abuzz in great britain. katy pery gets a big honor and major a listers get glamd up for an oscar see vent. >> the academy provided a big cheese at the awards. even kristin stewart. stars lined red carpet for a night honoring individual who's made a difference behind the scenes. >> these people made contributions so that is pretty special. >> it's not the contest. that the other one is. this is more and it's the way it was originally. >> it airs sunday here on abc. now, to katy perry honored this weekend by the trevor project providing suicide prevention services. a list of celebrities came out to show support. >> we want everybody to have a right to be whoever they choogs to be. there
and she issued the policy change today. >> that's been some confusion and we have been approached by law enforcement up and down the state asking for clarity. >> reporter: she issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or s-com is voluntary, not mandatory under the law. currently it requires a police send fingerprints to the department of homeland security whenever they arrest someone. the change now is that if i.c.e. wants to detain them, local law enforcement does not have to keep them in custody. >> i want that rape victim to be sure in knowing if she waves down a police officer in a car that's driving by, she will be protected. >> i think it is a great step. but i'm not sure how quickly the message will be dispersed in the community. >> reporter: jackie gonzalez says she has dozens of bay area clients on the verge of being deported and they are victims. she says this change in policy could have helped a 16 victim she calls ava. >> and once they determi
month when supervisors initian. nudists say the municipal tv station violated sunshine laws because it didn't record their nude protest in chambers. back to you. >>> a federal judge ruled today that california's ban on gay conversion therapy can take effect january 1. the law forbids licensed therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation of minors. today a u.s. district judge in sacramento found opponents of the ban are unlikely to prove the law violates their civil rights. the plaintiffs say they'll appeal. >> they want tone sure that people who want their professional help are able to seek that out. >> in another lawsuit a federal judge ruled yesterday that two therapists and a student should be exempt from the law while their case is brogue heard. >>> so the south bay where a massive pot grow was discovered inside a home today. we have exclusive video from inside. we're live from san jose police headquarters where officers are still investigating. >> reporter: in the last couple of minutes, i checked with one of the investigators. he says they're still following up lead
if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked th
girl in oakland. the 16-year-old girl walked away from the fred finch youth center tuesday. federal law prevents staff members from stopping her but they followed her until she got in the area of the fruitvale bart station where she disappeared. she wasn't seen again for two days when a drive found her aboard a bus in san francisco. could she had bruising around the neck where the suspect tried to strangle my daughter. >> the suspect was 36 and was arrested yesterday. alameda county prosecutors could charge him today. >>> police are looking for a man who lobbed a walgreens of narcotics in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect. police say he asked for oxycontin and showed a gun. the suspect is a white man in his 20s about 6 feet tall with short cropped hair. he wore a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> plans to reduce firefighting service will be the focus of a meeting at the contra costa county fire protection district. among the actions being considered closing several fire stations. the district has to cut back after measure q failed to get a t
. she wandered away a youth center november 27th. the staff tells us by law they could not stop her they lost track of her at the fruitvale bart station the man grabbed her, took her to his home in san francisco then raped her over several days. place arrested 36-year-old gary atkinson sunday. prosecutors have charged him with performing lewd acts upon a child and rape of an incompetent person. >> this is by far, one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career as a police officer that someone as mr. atkinson, can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> the girl eventually escaped and she being praised for her bravery. >>> who would steal a salvation army kettle? that's what police in san diego are trying to figure out. a thief walked way with a kettle filled with more than $300 in donations. police say the kettle ringer turned away for a second to help someone when the kettle was stolen. the money was supposed to be used to help 2,000 children and their families. >>> finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo can be easier if you download a new app. the company spent
decided not to take up the proposition 8. a lower court overturned the law and supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we're prepared for the crowd that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again, we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> reporter: the justices are considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same-sex couples. these are very cop plex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about -- complex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about them. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. with less than a month to go, it appears that congress is no closer from keeping the country from going over the fiscal cliff. the ball, timothy geithner's comments -- >> i i was -- i was flabbergasted. i said you can't be serious. >> if congress fails to act by the end year, tax rates will go up for everyone and across the board spending tax. >>> a new legislative session will start today. democrat are allowed to raise taxes with little fear of republican opposition. but l
follow me >> when it's raining hard enough that you have to turn on your wipers full blast, state law required you turn on your head lights the driver in the honda and this driver did not so they both get to have a chat whit officer glaze of the california highway patrol nats: you not driving with your headlights on during the rain (oh really) the driver of the honda was just a little bit busy when officer glaze tried to talk to her . so let wait ok now lets listen in. nats: i stopped you maam for not driving with your headlights one to be honest >> i thought this car had the automatic headlights on are you aware that you have to turn your headlight to the full (i usallly do) apparently i didn't when i picked her up but these two were the only driver violating the nearly 8 year old law the driver of ths bobtail truck was rolling along in the driving rain with no nats: siren: we going to take the exit the driver said he was aware of the law, he told the officer he was in a rush and was only driving a few miles but listen to what he told me nats; you had no headlight on and its drivin
shock. why feds say many hotels are actually breaking the law. >> a study uncovers reasons most women may end up getting a mastectomy. apparently has little to do with heir health. >>> a 15-year-old accused of a deadly crime spree entered court today. did he not enter a plea. prosecutors say november 16th he took part in four robberies killed a person during a car jacking and injured an officer in a shootout. the teenager is being tried as an adult. he is too young to qualify for death penalty. a second suspect could face the death penalty if prosecutors pursue it. >> in oakland two people killed over a violent weekend were teenagers. the another of one victim spoke for the first time today. that story from east oakland. >> four people shot and killed over the weekend oakland. it wasn't until last night that police confirmed to abc 7 news two killed were teen-aged girls ages 15, 16. >> my caughter was my life. >> she is the mother of 16-year-old bobby sartane. she and her best friend gunned down in east oakland just off high street sunday morning. >> i went to the morgue, or coroner i
in the past and couldn't change the interpretation of its laws. >>> we're seeing showers lingering in the east bay. and here's how it looks. as it comes a little closer, you will see the peek. you could see the radars working. we have four working in the northern part of the state. as it rolls in here late thursday into friday. i said it in the earlier broadcast. and we can take a ton of raib in the area -- ton of rain in the area. this place is made to drain off a lot of water. we will get a lot of water. what you need to get the drain off, you need the breaks. we have a nice break heading our way for the next 24 hours or so. here the next system as -- it will get in here late thursday and into friday. it will linger tomorrow night late. showers all day friday. it looks pretty wet. here's a next day. twice as long as we saw rain. sunday morning, it looks like a good deal, too. i think we will get some breaks in here. that's crucial into had. >> friday and sunny, we'll see some irving small stream, dp in effect. tomorrow night, north of santa rosa. it starts to creep in, it's raining. what's g
. >> reporter: university of san francisco law professor peter is shooting a film project on the detention center. he's been to guantanamo and interviewed dozens of former inmates. he said moving the detainees stateside would make a difference. >> it could make the difference and maybe finally they will get a trial. >> i think americans would be on edge. >> reporter: but some people say the prospect of bringing terrorists to the u.s. pours salt into deep wounds of 9/11. >> the aftermath feels fresh, even though it's been years, and to have them, in essence, living on the same soil, it's just uncomfortable. >> reporter: the report says guantanamo bay detainees could be held in six facilities that are only half full and the centers would have to be modified first to improve security but the report doesn't say how. >>> well, president obama says he hopes to have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by christmas. invest fors apparently shared his optimism and stocks closed higher. congress must reach a compromise on the deficit reduction plan by the end of the year. otherwise, tax hikes will autom
's registered sex offender law. >>> a deadly factory fire in bangladesh, and why some local companies are feeling the heat. >> why two families fought it out in the halls of justice. >> later in this broadcast, the warriors fudge the truth! harpaw drags it out! and -- harbaugh drags it out! and which nba player sells more injuriesies than anybody in the world. >>> the search has been called off for the suspects who led oakland police on a wild chase. officers tried to pullover a car with what opd says were gang members inside: the driver of the car took off. this is video from sky7 abc 7 news. police stopped following the car because of safety concerns. the suspects crashed and fled the area on foot. >>> merchandise from the united states was found in the charred ruins of the factory fire in bangladesh. a number of companies say their clothing suppliers were not authorized on use that factory. the associated press reportedly discovered clothing connected to a number of companies, some of them based in the bay area. disney/pixar, gap, walmart, sears and other western labels. the blaze
electronic privacy. undercurrent law a warrant is needed only for e-mails that are less than six months old. critics say the bill will do little to keep law enforcement from combing through e-mail. >>> i-team exclusive, state prison officials denied parole for one of the chowchilla kidnappers. fred woods and two other men abducted a busload of children from the central valley town in 1976. they drove them to a quarry in livermore and locked them in a buried van. the 26 children and bus driver managed to dig their way out after 16 hours before the kidnappers could deliver a five million dollar ransom demand. one was released, in february. the parole board denied woods' release the board said he didn't take full responsibility for his role in the crime. exclusive new details on the kidnapping tonight on abc7 news at 6:00. >>> new york still cleaning up from superstorm sandy and nation another problem, looting. thieves raided a school in queens and took off with $100,000 worth of equipment. they also took two automated heart defibrillators each worth $16,000. the school is one of third -- one
think the reality of the situation you that you have to have officers on the streets with proactive law enforcement in order to prevent that situation. so i think the fact that we're hiring we owe great honors and kudos to the mayor and the board of supervisors. because otherwise we would be in the same situation and it's terrible what is happening over there, especially in oakland. with reference to other reports i attended a memorial with the chief for officer gelf, who was also killed in the line of duty and interesting, most of the officers there were talking how they were going to retire in the next six months and making the hiring of new officers very important. our officers learned that night that they should have the same weapons so they could share am nation and legislation that resulted from that because the suspect who killed the officer was wearing body armoire. it was an honor to be there. and that is all the announcements that i have. commissioners, any announcements? dr. marshall? >> thank you. one announcement by the youth program in oakland and my program omega boys c
of california law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. governor jerry brown vetoed the bill in september. >> we must make sure secure communities focuses on violent criminals, not on day labor workers. not on women who are victims of domestic violence. >>> a gay teen who spoke out after being denied his eagle scout award was honored today in sacramento. he invited him and his family to the opening legislative session. he was kicked out of the scouts, prompting a nationwide campaign. >>> the national park service repainted graffiti which is a first. the tower was restored and repainted with weather resistant paint to protect the land mark but it covered up graffiti from 1969-1971. they repainted the graffiti to match the other message of peace and freedom. >>> tracking showers over the next 36 hours. rainfall should start light in the north bay tomorrow but it will work its way south and will have an impact on the wednesday morning commute. the rest looks light. you can see the sweep going. rain up there. it is light. pretty impressive when you look at the percents. 181% of a
on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick u
enforcing its gay therapy law set to go into effect on january 1. the law bars licensed counselors from working to change the sexual orientation of gay minors. the judge ruled that the rights of the therapist outweigh concerns that the practice poses a danger to young people. however, the temporary block only applies to a handful of therapists who have already sued to overturn the ban. >>> and expect to see nudity on the steps of san francisco city hall again today. the board of supervisors will give final approval to a citywide ban on nudity this afternoon. opponents stripped down inside the hearing last month when the ordinance was initially approved. the new code would keep people from being naked on city streets, plazas, sidewalks and other public spaces without exceptions permitted for parades, fairs or festivals. >>> right now one lane of highway 1 near devil's slide is closed in san mateo county. caltrans is working to stabilize the road after rain over the weekend. the goal is to prevent further erosion before new storms arrive. one-way traffic controls are in effect between lin
too long to alert the community about the fire. the two law firms filed the suit on behalf of several people who have signed on. they say they plan to fight the lawsuit. >>> time now 5:12, the election is over but president barack obama is campaigning again. as allison burns reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, allison burns has more on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: he will sit down at the white house with some who backed mitt romney and also will be trying to sell his plan to avoid the so called fiscal cliff about spending cuts that kick in at the end of next month. it was another down day on wall street as investors grow increasingly worried about whether they can avoid financial disaster. they are deadlocked over raising taxes on well, the they are americans. -- wealthier americans. sea think he should stop campaigning. >>> they are working out an agreement and he is back on the campaign trail, presumably with the same old talking points we are quite familiar with. >> reporter: but they say the white house is fully engaged while taking his case to the public. >> now
beginning at 4:30. long-lost co. >> according to arizona law you don't have to go to the press conference and hold the check. they do release your name in arizona by law and your neighborhood. so people know who you are. and so i just think that is a weird law to me. >> it's weird. >> clearly. it's all right. he's stinking rich now. >> take the money and lose anonymity. >>> you're about to see one of the amazing stunts ever. choreographed midair dance between an
was hiding behind the front door. he had previously received an an, eviction notice. >>> a controversial law that bans sex offenders from orange county beaches is being challenged. the panel is asking the state court of appeals to review the measure after it overturned the conviction of a sex offender caught attending a party at a park. the judges note that the restrictions of sex offenders are up to the state legislature. >> hundreds of people had to be evacuated after a train with 180 pounds of hazardous chemicals derailed on a bridge. it caused more than 12,000- gallons to spill into a creek near the delaware river. 71 people were treated at a nearby hospital for breathing problems and eye irritation but the air is being monitored and no longer poses a health risk. >> i have been told by the officials that are on scene with the railroad that there is still some product in that car that was breached that still needs to be removed. >> officials say booms have been put in the creek to contain the chemical. >> the president is facing mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to appr
the law and same sex marriage supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we are prepared for the crowds that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> the justices are also considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same sex couples. several legal analysts are saying this morning that the justices might want to meet again to talk about which of the gay marriage cases they will consider and that meeting likely wouldn't happen until friday so the wait might continue. reporting live alison burns. >>> more problems for controversial comedian katt williams. he was fighting with a worker at a bar. the day before he was caught on tape slapping an employee at a target store. days before that williams had a run in with police in downtown sacramento after he nearly hit five pedestrians. he was also arrested in oakland and had a very public meltdown on stage last month. >>> all lanes have reopened on highway 580 but that is following a fatal accident involving a big ri
: assemblyman and several co-sponsors reintroduced the trust act banning local law enforce frment turning over illegal im grnts to the feds for possible deportation if the crime is relatively minor. >> we must make sure that secure community focus on violence and harden criminals. not on day labor workers. not on domestic workers. >>reporter: republicans will have little say. >> our role will be hopefully partner with the press. shine a light on what is going on in the government. >>reporter: democrat believe california voters gave them a mandate to get things done. >> i think the biggest danger we would move too consciously and not address the problem california has been facing. california voters have demanded that we govern. that's what we intend to do. >>reporter: lawmakers will also be making less this session. new 5 percent pay cut means rank and file will earn just over 90,000 dollars a year. but they still get the 142 dollar a day tax-free per diem for living expenses. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. bizarre situation played out on television. coming
the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests.. and some arrests. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, during today's final vote, the clothes came off again. >> the final tally of votes before the san francisco board of supervisors was barely completed when all of a sudden take a look... those against the ban began to strip off their clothes... and one by one,iff's deputd out blue robes covered the naked protestors and lead them away. >> nudity is good! we are free to express my nudity. nudity is my right. you are harming people by not letting them be nude. >> this was not the first time, protestors have taken such demonstrative actions ... this was the scene a few weeks ago at the board of supervisors meeting right after the first vote on this issue... and her
. if we have the latest on what is happening now that prop 39 is state law. >> we want to be first in line. somehow. some way. >>reporter: principal greg thomas pleading his case to law make investigators give his campus some of the state new energy retrofit money. 73 percent of california public schools are more than 25 years old and in need of the funding badly to upgrade or replace windows, inefficient lighting and old air conditioning heating systems fichlt we can look at energy efficiency then you are having savings year over year over year and then you will have more money visible for those things. >>reporter: the costs are staggering. more than 10,000 public schools in california together spend 700 million dollars a year on energy. that's how much they spend on all supplies. that's to voteers who aprove proposition 39 disadvantage schools will now be able to pay for energy retrofit. proposition 39 closes tax loop hole that mostly benefited out of state corporations. it's a billion dollar a contrary funding boost for the state. half goes to the general fund. the other half
agency partners whether in law enforcement or fire or emergency management to bring in and collect all that information to a central node and our emergency center that filters the information i need to make decisions. now, our common operating picture, we developed initially based on military platforms. but we've migrate it had to a web-based solution that is open to all of our inter agency partners. it's on the dot-gov domain, it's password protected but it's not on our military proprietary systems. so, we can share the common operating picture that we have with cal ema and we've developed the ability to import data from every allied organization whether it's usgs, the law enforcement agencies, fire, weather, what have you, to be able to put it out in layers so we literally can know everything going on. we can see lightning strikes that cause fires, down to the size of a car fire. we're often able to do predictive analysis that exceeds the ability of fire and other agencies and able to call them up because we can see this and we've trained our battle captains that work in our operatio
ruled against blocking the law yesterday and said it could go into effect in the new year this contradicts a ruling made monday by a different judge who says the law potentially violates first amendment rights. attorney general harris supports the ban and intends on defending the law. >>> clerical employees at the port of long beach and los angeles will go back to their jobs this morning follow allege eight-day strike. they reached a deal last night. the los angeles mayor took part in the negotiations yesterday with federal mediators only a small number of clerical workers had been on strike with thousands of others refusing to cross the picket line. the strike had been a boost to the port oefbg land as deliveries were re-- oakland as deliveries were recruited. >>> happy birthday caldecott tunnel today is the 75th anniversary of the tunnel. the original two bores cost 4 1/2 million dollars and took three years to build they replaced 1903 tunnel prone to closing during floods and mudslides. >>> you drove across it this morning. doesn't look a day over 74. >> no it looks sur
away from the fred finch youth center last tuesday. federal law prevents staff members from stopping her. however they did follow her until she got in the area of the fruitvale bart station. that's where she disappeared she wasn't seen again for two days when a drive found her aboard a bun in san francisco. >> the bus driver had noticed that she had been beaten and was concerned about her. he could see that she was bruised and distraught and so he called 911. >> the suspect was arrested and could be charged today. >>> a search is on for a man who police say robbed a walgreens in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect here. police say he asked fortunate oxycontin and showed a pharmacist that he had a gun inside his back. the suspect is a white man in his 20s 6 feet tall short hair a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> the former head of contra costa county's narcotics unit will plead guilty this week to charges that he took confiscated drugs and ordered to resell them. norman welsh indicted last year with four other cops and a private investigato
. that determined that their action was lawful. 49 year old shariff alman open fire at the cement plant in cupertino. he hit nine co- workers killing three of them before running away. all men fled to a sunnyvale neighborhood that and led to a man thhunt. police found him he made threatening gestures with his gun that's when deputies fired striking and killing him. the report was he died to a self- inflicted wound to the head the report was released to the santa clara county police cordon. >> 16 year old shane white walked on cool ridge ave. she was called to an area encourage was lost sight of people shandshyann is considered of diminished capacity. therefore is considered in danger. >> bobby sarsen and 15 year- old raquel gerstall . retail attended high school in san lorenzo she was a freshman. *. police have not determined a motive for the killing. please do not know why the girls were on an oakland street alone at that time of night. we are following the day's weather. like yesterday we are expecting a quite a bit of rain. the bulk of it hitting later on. we will get another full check of the fo
-old james cross by and his 39-year-old brother-in-law michael meadows. >> we live when electronic did he advises can capture and further investigation but at the same time we don't want to see anyone injured or killed because of so it we need to use a fine balance. >>reporter: cross which believed to be the one who waved the gun at the couple and later fired shots at them. both men expected to be charged with assault with deadly weapon and attempted robbery. in oakland, abc 7 news. >>> of governor brown is criticize ago pay raise for the new chancellor at uc berkeley. governor says the 50,000 dollar increase does not fit with the spirit of leader shp that is needed rate now. incoming chancellor is nicholas dirk. he was the executive vice president at columbia university in new york and dirk says he's well aware of the challenges that lie ahead. >> substantial investment on the part of the state in higher education and the kinds of things that the university all campus ins the system have had to do to struggle to make up for this diminishment of state funding. >>reporter: dirk salary
to shrink. phil matier says more people are taking the law into their own hands. phil. >> reporter: you know, this is a nice quiet neighborhood in oakland but just two hours ago will we were setting up to get ready to do this shot here at the fair, police were involved in a high-speed chase that ended with a horrendous accident in mcarthur park t spotted a car carrying gangbangers in it including one on probation for previous firearms conviction. they gave a further suit and gave up because it was unsafe. the car and the gangbangers however continued at a fast rate of speed slamming into someone trying to get home from work in his truck. crimes like this obviously get a lot of media attention and they create a lot of buzz. but there's a whole lower level of crime going on in oakland that's not getting the attention. >> in the last three days we have had three robberies at gunpoint. >> reporter: it's the kind of story you hear a lot of in oakland these days where in the past year over 11, 000 cars, homes or businesses were broken into. that comes to about a break-in every 45 minutes. and in r
doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments defense of marriage act that defines marriage is between one man and one woman is constitutional. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco officials have asked the ninth circuit court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice before lifting its stay on same sex marriage. that is so the city's clerk office could get ready for a rush of same sex couples wanti
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